What’s On in Birmingham and Longbridge – May 2024

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The event of the year returns this month – Birmingham Pride. Guaranteed to bring colour and happiness to the city, it’s the epitome of the month – sunshine and laughter all round!

Great Birmingham Run

5th May

Found yourself inspired by the London Marathon last month? Why not take place in the Great Birmingham Run on May Bank Holiday weekend. If you’re not keen on taking part, join the hundreds of onlookers to celebrate those running.

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Flatpack Festival

10th-19th May

The iconic Flatpack Festival returns – with screenings, performances, installations and events, this will be a corker. This year’s theme focuses on playfulness. 

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Birmingham Pride

25th-26th May

Held over the Spring Bank Holiday, Pride returns for another year of fun and celebrating the LGBTQ+ community. 

More information here

Closeup Comedy at Herbert’s Yard

1st May

The monthly installation of Comedy Club with stand up comedians and street food – what more could you want?!

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Comedy at Warwick Castle

24th-26th May

Sit back and relax at the open-air comedy festival at Warwick Castle, which welcomes 13 British comedians over 3 days. In addition to comedy, the festival will include street food from Digbeth Dining Club, a host of DJs and a bar with cocktails and beer galore.

More information and tickets here

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